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GoCaboNow's Avatar GoCaboNow 05:33 PM 08-11-2014
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Agreed, would love to see his haunted houses but the volume of content would be huge at US. Been a while since I saw metal show, I think NIN was the last one I went to if that counts. Back in the day I used to do Ozzfest regularly... Slipknot, Manson, Mudvayne, System of a Down, Tool, etc. Fun times. I think I would die if I tried to do an all day event like that if I started booz'n at 11am.
My wife dragged me to "harefest" a few weeks ago with some friends. Outdoor "venue' of 7 hours for six copy cat bands. Guns N Roses, ACDC, Bon Jovi, Van Halen and I forget the rest? I guess that is classic rock?

Or it was a horror show?

Cheap booze though, and alot of people dressed up in 80's gear - though some it may not have been dress up.

The Van Halen lead singer was a little pudgy and he told the crowd he may not be jumping as high as he used to because his knee was bad. It was a funny night.

tenthplanet's Avatar tenthplanet 04:16 AM 08-12-2014
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My wife dragged me to "harefest" a few weeks ago with some friends. Outdoor "venue' of 7 hours for six copy cat bands. Guns N Roses, ACDC, Bon Jovi, Van Halen and I forget the rest? I guess that is classic rock?

Or it was a horror show?

Cheap booze though, and alot of people dressed up in 80's gear - though some it may not have been dress up.

The Van Halen lead singer was a little pudgy and he told the crowd he may not be jumping as high as he used to because his knee was bad. It was a funny night.
Horror yes ! Our kind of horror
BornSlippyZ's Avatar BornSlippyZ 06:01 AM 08-12-2014
Man I use to go to some of these rockfests but today I really don't think I would last. Aren't these music concerts uber expensive now? I get invites all the time to electronic music festivals and even at discounted rates, it is way to pricey, plus I feel I am a little 'old' for those electronic shows. Last rock concert I have seen was Rain (The Beatles tribute band) in Sacramento. They were surprisingly good!
wizzack's Avatar wizzack 08:28 AM 08-12-2014
Kenobi, are you doing a Halloween setup at the house this year?
General Kenobi's Avatar General Kenobi 10:06 AM 08-12-2014
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My wife dragged me to "harefest" a few weeks ago with some friends. Outdoor "venue' of 7 hours for six copy cat bands. Guns N Roses, ACDC, Bon Jovi, Van Halen and I forget the rest? I guess that is classic rock?

Or it was a horror show?

Cheap booze though, and alot of people dressed up in 80's gear - though some it may not have been dress up.

The Van Halen lead singer was a little pudgy and he told the crowd he may not be jumping as high as he used to because his knee was bad. It was a funny night.
I'm getting pretty burned out on these reunion tours, I know the music is still good but I just can't open my wallet to see a bunch of guys that look like they belong in line for prescriptions and prostate exams.

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Man I use to go to some of these rockfests but today I really don't think I would last. Aren't these music concerts uber expensive now? I get invites all the time to electronic music festivals and even at discounted rates, it is way to pricey, plus I feel I am a little 'old' for those electronic shows. Last rock concert I have seen was Rain (The Beatles tribute band) in Sacramento. They were surprisingly good!
I really wanted to see Country in the Park last weekend in Sac. It sold out and I tried to win tickets on the radio but no joy. I probably listen to country and rockabilly more than anything else these days, maybe some Maler, Sibelius, or Bach/Milstein or occasional Jazz/Bluegrass. #gettingold

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Kenobi, are you doing a Halloween setup at the house this year?
Jury is out on that one my friend. I'm trying my derndest to get a new job so I am not splitting my week between the bay area and Sac so a lot will depend on that. That said, weather it is this October or next, my next mini-haunt will be Event Horizon themed. Sucks that this new site can't embed vimeo, my last one got wiped out with my sig with the conversion to the new forum

http://vimeo.com/70697935
GoCaboNow's Avatar GoCaboNow 10:39 AM 08-12-2014
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Man I use to go to some of these rockfests but today I really don't think I would last. Aren't these music concerts uber expensive now?
Yeah, these were just tribute bands. $25 to get in.

Watched Alien Tresspass last night. Not what I was expecting. A light hearted, period piece. I think it was exaclty what the director wanted and had a real idyllic 50's feel to it. Very "aw shucksy" and wholesome - probably could have been "G" rated. Not what I normally look for, but if you like 50's nostalgia it might work.
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 11:49 AM 08-12-2014
Stage Fright. I'm on the fence if it's brilliant due to being a little half baked but still lots of fun. It's on Netflix Instant and should be considered for the October pile IMHO.
Brian Conrad's Avatar Brian Conrad 12:36 PM 08-12-2014
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Thought it looked familiar. I rented it on DVD a few years ago. Funky but fun.
Brian Conrad's Avatar Brian Conrad 12:59 PM 08-13-2014
Netflix has another "found footage" movie I liked called "Alien Abduction". It actually has some good "chills" in it too. I'll give it 3.5 rattling cans.

Boy do those little inexpensive Sony camcorders take great video.
BornSlippyZ's Avatar BornSlippyZ 02:25 PM 08-13-2014
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Netflix has another "found footage" movie I liked called "Alien Abduction". It actually has some good "chills" in it too. I'll give it 3.5 rattling cans.

Boy do those little inexpensive Sony camcorders take great video.
This one is for the Pile and good to hear you liked it!
wizzack's Avatar wizzack 08:12 AM 08-14-2014
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Jury is out on that one my friend. I'm trying my derndest to get a new job so I am not splitting my week between the bay area and Sac so a lot will depend on that. That said, weather it is this October or next, my next mini-haunt will be Event Horizon themed. Sucks that this new site can't embed vimeo, my last one got wiped out with my sig with the conversion to the new forum

http://vimeo.com/70697935
Ohhhh yeah! Killer! You ending up selling that mask? Even if you don't do the haunt it's still cool to see what you do around the house.
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 09:55 AM 08-14-2014
Putting this here so I can find it later.

http://www.reddit.com/r/horror/comme..._asian_horror/
GoCaboNow's Avatar GoCaboNow 10:16 AM 08-14-2014
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Putting this here so I can find it later.

http://www.reddit.com/r/horror/comme..._asian_horror/
I like the top 20 films by category. For some reason, cracks me up they have a "KAIJU" category - lol.
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 10:27 AM 08-14-2014
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I like the top 20 films by category. For some reason, cracks me up they have a "KAIJU" category - lol.
Going through the lists and I've seen nearly all of them until the Australasian and French lists. I'm a sad excuse for a person.
General Kenobi's Avatar General Kenobi 10:32 AM 08-14-2014
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Ohhhh yeah! Killer! You ending up selling that mask? Even if you don't do the haunt it's still cool to see what you do around the house.
Yeah, I held on to it until the following October when CFX had no inventory and then threw it up on ebay. Basically recovered my cost to buy it new My plan was to buy a new one but can''t plan on plans I guess We'll see how this October shakes out but I think 2015 will be the year Event Horizon comes home.

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Putting this here so I can find it later.

http://www.reddit.com/r/horror/comme..._asian_horror/
I've sen about 2/3 of those. Some solid ones in there but some real stinkers too. I have Noroi the Curse on a region 3 DVD. Was pretty interesting found footage ghost story with some very creepy moments but the pacing felt a bit awkward.
BornSlippyZ's Avatar BornSlippyZ 11:22 AM 08-14-2014
If you guys have a chance to play the new P.T. game demo, do it! I haven't jumped and yelled F--- in a long time!
BornSlippyZ's Avatar BornSlippyZ 11:25 AM 08-14-2014
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Putting this here so I can find it later.

http://www.reddit.com/r/horror/comme..._asian_horror/
Nice lists! I am going to try and hit up some of those I haven't seen!
Brian Conrad's Avatar Brian Conrad 12:38 PM 08-14-2014
"The Den" starts out a little slowly but builds up steam later on. Instead of "found footage" it is about a woman who witnesses a gruesome murder online and much of the scenes are captures of her browser. But there are certainly "web cam", "phone cam" and "go cam" scenes in the movie. Disturbing and I liked it. It's available on NF WI.
Bob McLaughlin's Avatar Bob McLaughlin 03:37 PM 08-14-2014
Watched "Under The Skin" last night, absolutely got sucked into it, loved it. Creepiest music score I've heard in a long time, and creepiest girl trying to score too! The second "submersion" scene about made me crap my pants.
bori's Avatar bori 04:18 PM 08-14-2014
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Watched "Under The Skin" last night, absolutely got sucked into it, loved it. Creepiest music score I've heard in a long time, and creepiest girl trying to score too! The second "submersion" scene about made me crap my pants.
Nothing creepy about that movie. I thought it stank. Besides the naked scenes with scarlett johansson. 😈
BornSlippyZ's Avatar BornSlippyZ 04:20 PM 08-14-2014
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Watched "Under The Skin" last night, absolutely got sucked into it, loved it. Creepiest music score I've heard in a long time, and creepiest girl trying to score too! The second "submersion" scene about made me crap my pants.
+1!
GoCaboNow's Avatar GoCaboNow 04:50 PM 08-14-2014
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Watched "Under The Skin" last night, absolutely got sucked into it, loved it. Creepiest music score I've heard in a long time, and creepiest girl trying to score too! The second "submersion" scene about made me crap my pants.
Hmm, I was going to skip this as not a lot of positives in the other thread. May throw this in the queue - you never know.
Bob McLaughlin's Avatar Bob McLaughlin 08:49 PM 08-14-2014
It's not for everyone--the pacing and plot will be a deal breaker for many--but it's one of those movies that gets, well, under your skin! And it's one of those movies that remind me of the power of pure cinema--just really cool.
darthrsg's Avatar darthrsg 11:58 AM 08-15-2014
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It's not for everyone--the pacing and plot will be a deal breaker for many--but it's one of those movies that gets, well, under your skin! And it's one of those movies that remind me of the power of pure cinema--just really cool.
Seconded.
tenthplanet's Avatar tenthplanet 08:45 PM 08-15-2014
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It's not for everyone--the pacing and plot will be a deal breaker for many--but it's one of those movies that gets, well, under your skin! And it's one of those movies that remind me of the power of pure cinema--just really cool.
If it's not for everyone than I will probably like it.
Brian Conrad's Avatar Brian Conrad 02:28 PM 08-16-2014
Watched "All Cheerleaders Die" last night on NF WI. Not really scared and more a supernatural dark comedy than horror but still fairly entertaining. I'll give it a high school C+.
stevew24963's Avatar stevew24963 02:34 PM 08-16-2014
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Watched "All Cheerleaders Die" last night on NF WI. Not really scared and more a supernatural dark comedy than horror but still fairly entertaining. I'll give it a high school C+.
Watched this last week,as said, not much horror ,but not unwatchable. The Den is on tabs tonight.

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Ken.F's Avatar Ken.F 04:10 PM 08-16-2014
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The Den is on tabs tonight.
What is tabs?
stevew24963's Avatar stevew24963 05:31 AM 08-17-2014
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What is tabs?
Error.

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yankeeman's Avatar yankeeman 05:47 AM 08-17-2014
Hi guys. Just got back from a 5-day vacation. Came back wiped out from heat, too many stairs for my creaky knees, and other physical problems. It was a HORROR!!!

Anyway, before i left i watched half of Sharknado-2, and now i dont remember hardly anything of it, so i get the enjoyment of starting it back at the beginning and watching the whole thing!!! Yay!!!

By the way, yesterday i warned my wife that October is coming and that this year i want to try to watch MORE than 31 movies and i just got stared at.
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